An op ed by History faculty member Karen L. Cox that appeared in The New York Times on Oct. 3, 2012, titled “We’re Here, We’re Queer, Y’all,” was listed as one of the Five Best Thursday Columns by the Atlantic Wire.
Cox is professor of history in UNC Charlotte’s College of Liberal Arts & Sciences. She has published two books, Dreaming of Dixie: How the South Was Created in American Popular Culture and Dixie’s Daughters: The United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Preservation of Confederate Culture. She received the 2004 Julia Cherry Spruill Prize for the Best Book in Southern Women’s History. Photo of Cox: by Ron Randle/Love Shutter, LLC.